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Ebooks: Accessibility

Accessibility

This shows the accessibility options for the different types of ebook PDF files:                                                                 

Text - can it be resized?

Background - can the colour be changed?

Read Aloud - can the text be read aloud by your device?

Where available the title is linked to the publisher's own accessibility page

Generally the device you use determines the background colour and read aloud functions

The University has a site licence for Claroread and it is available on most IT Services PCs. Claroread is multi-sensory software solution for supporting reading and writing

More help can be found on the Library's Support Services page, IT Services Assistive PCs page and from the University's Student Support Unit 

 

 

  Text Background Read Aloud
  iPhone/iPad Android PC/Mac iPhone/iPad Android PC.Mac iPhone/iPad Android PC/Mac
Cambridge University Press Zoom only Zoom only Zoom only Y (use your device to do this) Y Y Y (the device you read from does this) Y Y
EBC Zoom only Zoom only Zoom only Y (use your device to do this) Y Y Y (the device you read from does this) Y Y
EBSCOhost Zoom only Zoom only Zoom only Y Y Y Y Y Y
Elsevier Zoom only Zoom only Zoom only Y Y Y Y Y Y
JSTOR Zoom only Zoom only Zoom only Y Y Y Y Y Y
Oxford University Press Zoom only Zoom only Zoom only Y Y Y Y Y Y
Palgrave Zoom only Zoom only Zoom only Y Y Y Y Y Y
Springer Zoom only Zoom only Zoom only Y Y Y Y Y Y
Taylor & Francis Zoom only Zoom only Zoom only Y Y Y Y Y Y
Wiley Zoom only Zoom only Zoom only Y Y Y Y Y Y